Posts Tagged ‘business transition’

Take an objective look at what your business is worth

As seen in Dave Driscoll's column in St. Louis Small Business Monthly

Don’t be fooled by your distorted perspective By: Dave Driscoll As an owner who has built and grown your business, you know it inside out – the good and the bad – so you should know better than anyone else what your business is worth, right? Unfortunately, no. Your years of working hard, solving problems,…

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We Have a Buyer for Your Business!

By Chris Spenner “Hello! I am excited to tell you we have a buyer for your business, but you have to act fast!” Sadly, the number of small and online business owners that hear and fall victim to this line each and every day is increasing due to the rising number of brokerage scams. And,…

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Are you Emotionally Prepared to Sell Your Business?

Take these 4 Steps EARLY to Emotionally Prepare Sellers often don’t give much thought to whether they are emotionally ready to sell their businesses. Neglecting to consider the significant life changes that occur can result in depression, anxiety and a general lack of purpose post-sale. Sellers are used to being in the top leadership position in…

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Learn From Other Owners When Preparing For Business Transition- Example 3

Business Liquidation may sound like the opposite of Business Transition – but sometimes it’s the Smartest Option St. Louis area owners are learning the essential themes of planning and timing…sometimes the hard way. Metro has conversations with those ready to sell, planning to sell, and occasionally with owners who must reach the emotional understanding that…

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Learn from Other Owners’ Examples (Positive & Negative) when Preparing for Business Transition – Example 2

Business Transition Planning ensures Options St. Louis area owners are learning the essential themes of planning and timing…sometimes the hard way. Metro has conversations with those ready to sell, planning to sell, and occasionally with owners who must reach the emotional understanding that their life’s work will not sell for an amount greater than the liquidation…

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Learn from Other Owners’ Examples (Positive & Negative) when Preparing for Business Transition – Example 2

Business Transition Planning ensures Options St. Louis area owners are learning the essential themes of planning and timing…sometimes the hard way. Metro has conversations with those ready to sell, planning to sell, and occasionally with owners who must reach the emotional understanding that their life’s work will not sell for an amount greater than the liquidation…

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Learn From Other Owners When Preparing For Business Transition

Business Transitions are more difficult in owner-dependent businesses St. Louis-area owners are learning the essential themes of planning and timing for business transition – sometimes the hard way. Metro has conversations with those ready to sell and occasionally with owners who must reach the emotional understanding that their life’s work will not sell for an amount…

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You only exit your business once…(audio)

…there’s no time for mistakes Business owners are used to doing whatever needs to be done, largely on their own. But planning for and completing the transition out of your business is unlike anything else you have ever done. Don’t try to go it alone when you exit your business – you need professional advice while…

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Why is planning your business transition so difficult? (audio)

Every business owner knows that he or she SHOULD plan the transition of the business. Like it or not, one way or another, every owner will eventually leave their business. Better to be prepared for the transition in advance to make sure it goes as you want, right? So why do most business owners procrastinate so much…

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Six Reasons YOU Need Succession Planning

  Every business owner KNOWS they need to plan for the eventual, inevitable transfer of their business. Every owner is also extremely busy with the day-to-day operations of the company. So to use a well-known phrase, WIIFM? …”what’s in it for me?” as a motivator for action, I offer these six reasons YOU need succession…

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